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July 27, 2020

(SAGE) The University of Southampton has adopted Talis Aspire as they focus on the use of digital resources. They aim to improve students' experience of accessing online resources with reading lists in Talis Aspire. The library will also benefit from streamlined workflows to enhance the resourcing and acquisitions processes.

July 22, 2020

(SAGE) Lean Library, a browser extension from SAGE Publishing that delivers library services directly into the patron's workflow, has launched a new mobile app, Academic Browser, to further improve remote access.

February 4, 2020

(Sage) SAGE Publishing is signing a new open access publishing agreement with Bibsam Consortium, serving 42 of the member institutions including universities, university colleges, and government funded research institutions.

October 22, 2019

(Sage) SAGE Publishing announces an open access pilot program with the University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Beginning in 2020, the program will grant UNC-Chapel Hill access to SAGE Journals and provide funding to cover article publishing fees for University researchers to make their SAGE research articles fully open access.

September 12, 2018

(SAGE) SAGE Publishing has acquired technology start-up Lean Library and its associated products to promote the value of the academic library to patrons and bring library services directly into the patron’s workflow via their web browser. The Lean Library browser extension provides seamless, one-click access to all licensed library resources, both on and off campus, and offers up legal routes to discover open access full text. At the same time, the service enables libraries to promote their services exactly when and where they are needed by delivering targeted, customisable messages directly into users’ workflows.

August 31, 2018

(SAGE) SAGE Publishing today launched its first preprints server for the humanities and social sciences, in partnership with Figshare. Advance: a SAGE preprints community will provide academic researchers with a global platform to share early versions of their work ahead of formal peer review and publication. The open access platform will support original research and reviews, making content open to receiving feedback from colleagues and peers. The service enables researchers to disseminate and start communicating about their time-sensitive work and ideas faster and to garner engagement and feedback throughout their research process. All preprints published on Advance are eligible for publication in a wide range of SAGE’s portfolio of peer-reviewed journals.

April 18, 2018

(Sage) SAGE Publishing announced the acquisition of Global Village Publishing (GVPi), a software and services provider specializing in the delivery of customized digital publishing solutions.

December 5, 2017

(SAGE) SAGE Publishing has substantially expanded their investment in the RightsLink for Open Access platform from Copyright Clearance Center, a global licensing and content solutions organization.

April 12, 2016

(Sage) SAGE Publishing, one of the world’s leading independent and academic publishers announced the purchase of the full journal portfolio of academic journals publisher, IP Publishing Ltd. IP Publishing Ltd is an independent company specializing in the publication of referred academic and professional journals within the humanities and social sciences.

January 19, 2016

(Sage) SAGE Publishing, a leading independent academic publisher of journals, books, and digital media, today announces that it has led an investment round for a minority stake in Publons with additional participation by existing investors. Known for its mission to use peer review to speed up science, Publons will remain completely independent and publisher-neutral following this investment, allowing for continued participation from other parties.

November 19, 2015

(Sage) SAGE is delighted to announce that SAGE Knowledge, an expansive social science digital library for students, researchers, and faculty, is now live on a new platform for use on all devices and featuring multiple content types. Originally launched in 2012, SAGE Knowledge currently hosts more than 6,100 titles and videos, with a range of SAGE eBook and eReference content including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and now streaming video with SAGE Video.

September 8, 2015

(Sage) SAGE released a collection of more than 4,000 statistical data series for students and researchers working on business plan projects and market research assignments. Titled SAGE Business Stats, it offers historic, current, and projected demographic and industry data points down to the zip-code level. SAGE Business Stats is the second in SAGE’s suite of resources that support business curricula and research and the third collection of data on the SAGE Stats platform.

May 28, 2015

(SAGE) SAGE announced the purchase of Pion Limited, independent publisher of high quality academic journals founded by Adam Gelbtuch and John Ashby in 1959. The sale was announced jointly by Chairman for Pion, David Cohen and Stephen Barr, President SAGE International.

November 9, 2014

(SAGE) SAGE announced the purchase of 19 journals from Baywood Publishing Company, Inc. With this acquisition, SAGE will publish journals in counseling, gerontology & aging, health & healthcare, education, anthropology, beginning in 2015.

September 3, 2014

(Sage) SAGE, one of the world's leading independent and academic publishers, has today announced the purchase of legal journal publisher, Vathek Publishing. The sale was announced jointly by Lilli Waterford, founder of Vathek Publishing and Ziyad Marar, SAGE's Global Publishing Director.

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